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will be friday when the house takes up part of the superstorm sandy relief package. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >>> and hillary clinton plans to return to work next week to finish out her term as secretary of state. she was released yesterday from a new york hospital where she was being treated for a blood clot. it was the latest in a string of medical problems that sidelined the nation's top diplomat for nearly a month. her doctors expect her to make a full recovery. >>> big changes are coming to san francisco's waterfront ahead of this summer's america's cup races. cbs 5 reporter mike sugerman is at the waterfront to tell us about the green makeover. mike. >> reporter: liz, first of all, just look at this view. this is like the nicest view in the world. i guess you could argue about that. but this whole neighborhood is going to change. it's been improving for the last several years and it's rocking and will get a lot better. >>> reporter: fred's java house is a fixture along san francisco's waterfront long before his uncle was being arrested for union activities during the heyday
and underway. >>> just three weeks after the sandy hook elementary massacre a gun show was held not far from the city of new up to. there was pressure from newtown officials to not hold the show, but organizers say this is how they make a living. some gun shows an hour away from newtown cancelled or rescheduled. >>> no idea what the president has in mind, but down the road it could be many things that could jeopardize gun show promoters and gun dealers and gun sales in general. >> certainly the opportunistic push for gun control, leveraging the tragedy at sandy hook i think is despicable. >>> gun dealers everywhere report strong sales since the november election and especially since sandy hook. >>> a piedmont man's ten-year-old daughter has motivated him to help get guns off the street. hurry action to the sandy hook massacre prompted him to start his own cash for guns program. we explain. >>> nicky jordan lives in piedmont. she's actually glad she's alive anywhere. >> one of the girls who didn't live in the husband got out the gun and put it to my head and pulled the trigger. >> that happen
. the driver ran from the crash and an all-out search and underway. >>> just three weeks after the sandy hook elementary massacre a gun show was held not far from the city of newtown. there was pressure from newtown officials to not hold the show, but organizers say this is how they make a living. some gun shows an hour away from newtown cancelled or rescheduled. gun dealers everywhere report strong sales since the november election and specially since sandy hook. >> a piedmont man's young daughter has motivate the him to get guns off the street. her reaction to the sandy hook incident prompted him to start his own cash for weapons program. we explain. >>> nicky jordan lives in piedmont. she's actually glad she's alive anywhere. >> one of the girls who didn't live in the husband got out the gun and put it to my head and pulled the trigger. >> that happened when she was ten. she said the girl laughed, saying the safety was on, then 17 years later she said her brother was shot by his best friend. >> my brother was shot through the head so i never got to see him again, and i raised him and it wa
>>> president obama signed into law a $9.7 billion bill to pay for flood insurance claims from hurricane sandy. the law increases fema's borrowing authority. the agency previously warned it would run out of money without that extra funding from congress. the white house said more than 100,000 flood claims came in from sandy. congress has promised to vote on comprehensive sandy aid on january 15th. >>> rob mayeda is here, and it was just rainy enough to make you take down those christmas lights with a hassle. >> areas toward gilroy, late day clearing that we're starting to see now. mainly from san francisco northward as we take you outside. look at the palace of fine arts out there. we got a little bit of a breeze kicking in, which is finally helping to clear out our skies. it's a gloomy day, to see the high temperatures around the south bay, only near 50 earlier near san jose, now, 59 degrees, you're seeing 51 in oakland, 51 in sfraensz. it looks like san francisco the warm spots today. the skies cleared first to the north bay, 40s elsewhere, tonight it looks like it will be a little more chil
the campus. the student is a self-proclaimed white supremist. >> just three weeks after the sandy hoag elementary massacre, gun show was held not far from the city of newtown. there was pressure not to hole the show but organizers say this is how they made their living. some gun shows an hour away cancelled or rescheduled. >> no idea what the president has in mind, but down the road, could be many things that could jeopardy do is gun show moat -- promoters and gun sale. >> the opportunityistic for gun control, leveraging the tragedy in sandy hook, is despicable. >> gun dealers everywhere report strong sales since the november election and especially since sandy hook. >> a piedmont man's ten-year-old daughter has motivate him to help gets guns off the streets. he started his own cash for guns program. reporter: micky jordan lives in piedmont. she is glad she is alive anywhere. >> one of the girls who didn't live in the house, got out a gun and put it to my head and pulled a trigger. >> that happened when she was ten. the said she girl laughed saying the safety was on. then 17 years late
. >>> bay area schools make changes this the wake of the sandy hook shooting. the new rule that starts at classroom door. >>> the president names picks of the new national security team. they will not get the jobs without a fight. >>> hillary clinton back on the job with extra protection. the gag gift she got from her colleagues. i know. i know i need to quit this. - well, how about... - that smokers' helpline? yeah, they can give me a plan. - help me through the rough spots. - so you're ready to... quit? everyone wants me to quit-- my doctor, my wife the dog. - not good for the dog. - anyone else? hmm? what? anyone else want you to quit? me! i want me to quit. tdd# 800-933-4833 - ( rings ) - woman: smokers' helpline. oh, hi, it's me. people are stuck in very old habits of using toothpaste to clean their denture. but dentures are very different to real teeth. they're about 10 times softer and may have surface pores where bacteria can grow and multiply. polident is specifically designed to clean dentures daily. its unique micro-clean formula kills 99.9% of odor causi
for people trying to put their lives back together after hurricane sandy. >> the sworn in 113th congress gets down to business today. >> first up, a vote on $9 billion aid package if victims of super storm sandy only a fraction of the $60 bill in aid the senate approved. the house adjourned before a vote which set off a firestorm. northeast politicians erupted. >> republican leadership has turned their backs on knockers. >> we sent them there. we sent them there to do the work for us. not to sit down and play with each other. >> residents, some of whom lost everything, voiced their anger. >> they are supposed to be representing us. the $9 billion aid package covers flood insurance impacted by hurricane sandy. the house leadership promised a vote on a separate $51 billion package this month. with relief resolved the new congress will turn their attention to two big looming battles giving new members a taste of washington, dc, partisan divide. >> it is like walking into a dinner party where the couple that is hosting it is already in the middle of a fight. >> congress must address the automatic
and wife are accused of doing that may have led up to the deadly violence. >>> and how super storm sandy could affect victims. >>> you're watching more thans on 2 [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get u-verse tv for $29 a month for six months. rethink possible. >>> this couple was arrested yesterday on charged with assault with a deadly weapon. montoya is in custody and accused of firing the deadly shots. two people killed and three others hurt as thousands of people gathered to celebrate new year's eve. >>> a late night snow me believe adventure turned deadly when two people crashed into a fence. and it happened on an unlit slope. it happened on
and disturbing in recent weeks. in the wake of the massacre at sandy hook, he reintroduced the bill that would close the so-called bullet button loophole in california's assault weapons ban. it allows the sale of weapons with magazines that can quickly be replaced by pushing a button. since then he said he's received dozens of messages on twitter and facebook such as this telling him to, quote, go back to china and communism where citizens have no rights. >> it is really sad that people have to kind of resort to that. i think that's part of my life experience. >> he has had pictures of nooses sent to him and just this week, he received a letter at his office raced with ethnic slurs telling him to, quote, go back to red china where you belong. they have total gun control there. and to hurry up and die. his office says the more threatening messages have been sent over to the sergeant at arms who handles the security for the state senate and the highway patrol is looking into them. yee who was born in china and came to the u.s. at the age of 3 says he knows the threats don't rep the majority of p
jobs due to housing improvements and rebuilding after hurricane sandy. >>> after a delay earlier this week, congress has passed the first of a massive 2 part release bill to help victims of superstorm sandy, it passed easily in the house. the money will be used to play flood insurance claims that were related to the storm. a second $51 billion broader aid plan will be considered late their month. the package passed in the senate this afternoon and now needs to be signed by president obama. >> it's official, barack obama won the presidency in november. it happened just today, the final votes were counted. it's a constitutional formality, the electoral college votes were counted, 332 for president obama and 206 for governor romney. when it comes to the popular vote, we did learn history was made today. president obama won more than 50% of the total vote, that marks the first time since president eisenhower was re-elected that the president has won more than half of the popular vote twice. >>> and take a look at this picture, it's of the historically large number of women in congres
today by casting a vote for billions of dollars in aid to super storm sandy victims'. >> as martha shade reports some in his own party felt ignored by house speaker john boehner when congress did not take up the measure during the week's focus on the fiscal cliff. >> one of the first items when getting down to business was $9 million in aid of superstar standing victims'. >> lawmakers were enraged when the law was scrapped. >> the danger was this was not the delay of one day. i was concerned being pushed over into the new congress that could be delayed for months. >> house speaker johnboehner and others received a firestorm of criticism from gov. chris christopher and others. >> this is an example of the government forgetting who they are here to serve and why. >> 66 days and counting. shame on you! shame on congress!. it has been more than two months since the major damage happen along the jersey shore. the image of the destruction in queens n.y.. >> speaker boehner has assured lawmakers that the house will pick up the remaining balance by the end of the month. >> as far as i am concern
local safeway store. >>> for the first time since the shooting spree at sandy hook, students and teachers who survived the attack were back in class today. >> reporter: for sandy hook survivors it's the first day in what will be a long and difficult journey. this part of that trip for many by bus to a new school in another town seven miles away. >> the kids all got off the bus. a lot were happy to see friends they haven't seen in a while and excited about the new school. >> reporter: almost three weeks after the attack at the old school that ended with 20 classmates and six staff mates killed in the gunfire. >> it's hard to know what is it doing to them psychologically. >> reporter: and harder to understand what it might take to move on. >> we try not to keep talking over and over about the same stuff and we just want her to get back to normal. >> reporter: counsellors and administrators say an important part came today as students return to the structure and routine of the classroom under the watchful eye of the police. >> the police have worked with the newtown police so we
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of superstorm sandy, but not everybody approved the aid. we'll break this all down with the vote. >>> and giving you a live look at the dry conditions that christina speaks of. the bay bridge toll plaza. where in the world is everybody? they're at home enjoying this friday morning. [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents on their own are fantastic but add some sauce, pepperoni and cheese and fold up the crescent dough...and presto! tuesday night just became crescent pizza pocket-tastic pillsbury crescents. let the making begin here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits let the making begin. >>> well, in case you just are joining us, we wanted to bring you the latest on breaking news that we're following out of tahoe. douglas county sheriff's department officials announcing just about an hour ago the body of 19-year-old alyssa byrne from petaluma has been found in the area. she went missing new year's eve. the sheriff's spokesman saying a utility worker found her b
francisco music venue is holding this for the sandy hook airia. they want to decorate it with paper snowflakes. they are holding a snowflake afterwards, it will send the snowflakes to connecticut. today's event is from noon until four. >>> they will release more information tomorrow to excavate a well near sacramento. this is where the remains of a serial killer was found. they found broken bones and a fetus in the well and purse and jacket from another victim. they gave investigators the map to the well and burial site. she and the childhood friend were known to be on the killing spree. they killed as many as 20 people. >>> people are looking for a 92 year old man that hasn't been seen since new year's day. he is described as a white man. 5 feet 5 inches tall and green eyes and green hair -- and gray hair. >> known to visiting racetracks and he is on dozens of medications he needs to take regularly. >>> this is interstate 580 in oakland near the off ramp on the eastbound side. chp shut town the off ramp while police investigated the shooting. all victims transported themselves to t
in congress. >> catherine: it was back to school today - for sandy hook students. they've been out of class since last month -- when a gunman killed 26 people in the connecticut grade school. april williams has more on the first steps -- on the long road to getting back to normal. >> reporter: it's been less than three weeks since they lost 20 of their classmates and six educators, but thursday sandy hook elementary students were back in class. >> "watching them get off the bus, most of the kids were excited, they had seen friends, they hadn't see in awhile, they anxious to get into the hallways and meet up with the other kids, and you could see the teachers had the same response, they were quite excited to see the students." >> reporter: the site of the december shooting is still part of an ongoing investigation, so the former chalk hill middle school in nearby monroe was re- purposed, and renamed sandy hook. >> "a great deal of thought and effort and volunteer work to make this as seamless as possible." >> reporter: to give the students a sense of continuity, desks and other familiar obje
shootings like the one at sandy hook elementary from happening again but gun groups are ready for a long fight. and the president of the nra is calling these white house meetings disingenuous. >> we realize this requires all the stakeholders to give us their best ideas. >> i think they are going to do everything they can to strip americans of their right to keep and bear arms. >> president obama will likely reveal new ideas to reduce gun violence next week. among them, may include a ban on assault weapons and a national gun database. >>> looks like california's budget nightmare may finally be over for a while. we have gone from a $25 billion deficit to a slight surplus. governor brown rolled out his spending proposal today. it includes a general fund of $97.7 billion. it features an increase in spending for education, transportation, even a rainy day fund. cbs 5 reporter grace lee joins us from the newsroom and explains how the proposal represents the beginning of this new era, we hope. grace. >>> reporter: we have been talking about the bad times fo
! multigrain cheerios in multi-grain cheerios peanut butter. >>> sandy hook elementary might never reopen. today the surviving students went back to school to a different campus seven miles away. nearly three weeks after the shooting spree, the children and staff returned to class in the neighboring town of monroe. a former middle school has been converted into the new sandy hook elementary. the community in newtown, connecticut, is focusing on the positive. >> kids all got off the bus. a lot of them were happy to see their friends. >> we're trying not to keep talking over and over about the same stuff and we want her to get back to normal. >> they will continue to be heavy police presence to make sure the children and parents and staff feel safe at the new school. >>> form he arizona congresswoman gabrielle giffords hopes to provide comfort to some of the families. she will meet with them tomorrow. giffords was shot in the head at a tucson shopping mall two years ago. six people in that shooting were killed including a 9-year-old girl. she is a strong advocate of changing the nation's gu
could last all week. >> president obama has signed a super storm sandy aid package into law. the bill includes more than $9 billion to help the government tapes led insurance claims. it was the first legislative action of the new congress after the previous session show a vote last week on a much larger assistance plan for storm victims various lawmakers away and no more than $50 billion in additional sandy a later this month. that portion will likely face a much tougher review. some new york students with a ride to school this morning may not have won by wednesday. union leaders say in your city bus driver may go on strike. that will mean more than 150,000 public school students will have to find another way to school. drivers are disputing the contract a mean some lost jobs. current contracts are set to expire at the end of june in the department has ari prepared for a walkout, by public bus fare cards for students. >> 5 bay area middle schools are making a great as they made state superintendent of public instruction time for lactose tolerance extends list of middle california's mi
for missing data limousine. >> the house of representatives will vote today on super storm sandy aid after the vote was canceled earlier this week. the tail straight ahead. >> we're also following the rather and erica is following our cold temperatures. >> this is our mt. tam cam and these guys are starting to brighten. it is a cold start and we are at freezing. santa rosa and novato 41 and you can see and tell it is a cold start to the mourning period as we head into the afternoon, mostly sunny conditions a little warmer would sunspots' climbing into the lower 60s. later on tonight is shaping up to be a relatively warm evening. mid to upper '40's. big changes as we head into the weekend, i will keep your future cast four and show you what we can forecast coming up and my next report. >> i really like ride around the bay area. the meter lights have not been activated on the bay bridge. the only slow traffic for this morning for a very short stretch of highway four. that is in the commute direction west bound for antioch. that is really the only slow traffic consistent with normal commute p
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5. >>> in connecticut, students at sandy hook elementary school returned to class today. most of them rode buses to their newly renovated school in the neighboring town of monroe. it's the first time they have gone to class since a gunman killed 20 students and 6 adults three weeks ago. >> they were excited, seeing friends and anxious to meet other kids and you can see the teachers had the same response. they were excited to see the students. >> grief counselors and comfort dogs are at the new sandy hook school to help students. >>> authorities have filed rape and murder charges against the man accused of gang raping a 23-year-old indian woman in new delhi. a group of lawyers carried signs and called for justice for women outside the new delhi court where the five men were charged today. prosecutors plan to push for the death penalty in this case. activists say the tragedy could mark a turning for women in india. >>> nearly 100 fresh faces sworn in to the 113th congress today but the new blood doesn't usher in a new era. as cbs reporter danielle nottingham tells us, these new
the pile and authorities say the station was damaged during super storm sandy in october. >> an investigation is underway into why a tanker ship scraped the bay bridge. next, what we are lending about the shipping accident. a man guiding the tanker has been checked out before. >> a handful of traffic trouble spots is turning your morning here you go little man. [ humming ] [ babbling ] the cheerios bandit got you again? [ both laugh ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios >> live from the kgo tv broadcast center, this is abc7 news. >> good morning. it is tuesday. thanks for joining us. i am kristen sze. >> i am eric thomas. time to check on the weather forecast. we have a familiar face. >> good morning, leigh. >> good morning to you. live doppler 7 hd showing you will "all clear" this morning rain-wise. the exception is dense fog with visibility reduced less than quarter of a mile in fair filed and novato and half a mile in napa and santa rosa but not as widespread as yesterday morning. the dense fog advisory has been
local children are reaching out to those at sandy hook elementary. >>> bragging on facebook lands one teenager in trouble with the law. the posting he wishes he never made. >> leigh: i'm leigh glaser. the kids are back in school this upcoming week after the holiday break. will we see any rain? and what about the temper >> children and their parents gathered in san francisco making valentine cards and held a silent auction to raise funds for newtown. >> i told my daughter, who is six years old, that we're coming together as a community. something did something very dad at a school and hurt the kids so we're making an event where everybody can -- >> ama: newtown was originally asking for snow flakes as a show of support but officials say they received enough slowflakes to cover the entire state. so today these children created one large valentine to send to newtown. >> the iconic building that once housed san francisco's exploratorium is looking for a new tenant. the building went for $490,000 a year. it was originally built for the 1915 panama pacific exposition and made to look like a
in tucson. tonight, a benefit concert for the sandy hook elementary school victims is held at new vision church. >> the u.s. labor department is set to release the latest monthly jobs report in an hour. some predict the unemployment rate for december will remain at 7.7 percent. economists forecast that employees or employers added 155,000 jobs last month. three reports released yesterday show companies may have continued to hire although the white house and congress were battling over the fiscal cliff. >> this morning a warning is going out to anyone who dropped off mail at the main post office recently in almeda. a big, box was stolen last weekend which was next to a parking lot. it is unclear when it was stolen or when workers last picked up the mail from it. check to see if any mail you sent has arrived. they advise customers to check credit cards and bank statements for unusual activists. >> crews are working in san francisco installing a light sculpture on the bay bridge. we got a close up look of the job with workers putting up the first of 25,000 l.e.d. lights on the cables of the
the subject at the issue of the most recent threats is gun control in the wake of the massacre at sandy hook he reintroduced the bill. since then he says he has received dozens of messages on twitter and on a facebook page and in the real mail telling him to, quote, go back to china and one letter wished him a quick death. >> when you get death threats and you get threats about we are going to send you back where you came from even though i have been here for a good 60 some odd years. it is unnerving but something that you have to kind of live with if you are going to deal with these kinds of issues and take the position that you do. >> reporter: now ye's office says the more threatening messages have been turned over to the sergeant at arms. as for his bill it did not pass last year. this time he says he think the climate for gun control has changed and he is optimistic that it will pass this time. he expects a full vote in the state senate in the next two months. >>> aurora, colorado again making headlines for a deadly multiple shooting. police were called to a townhouse there early this m
of super storm sandy. legislation easily passed both houses. it will help pay for 234r50d insurance claims for one00,000 individuals and businesses. a much larger $51 billion aid package is set to be taken up next month. >>> food safety regulations got changes today. but john valor reports some say the rules fall short. >> the new rule comes two years to the day after congress required them. they cover 80% of the food grown on u.s. farms. designed to reduce food born illness one rule requires they use clean water and food handlers wash hands. a second rule requires food companies to submit detailed safety plans. >> to make sure the food you produce is safer and we will monitor your activities. >> reporter: the center for food safety had sued to get the government to implement these rules. activists today said they are not invited to the party. >> we have not quite popped the cork on the champagne yet. this is a good first step. >> reporter: she points out there are still proposed rules and missing are promised rules on imported food, 15% of the nation's food supply. and, the fda does not
. the station did suffer from super storm sandy and they are wondering if the flooding caused any role in their escalator malfunction. >>> the balloon ended up in the backyard of a home in san diego yesterday. 14 people had just said their vows. one person was taken to the hospital with reports of back pain and the wedding party continued on with their reception. >>> they official open today and this year they already have more exhibiters and it is expected to draw the biggest crowds in the history of the show. there are conferences for every type of person. >> we have a mom my track of how mothers are using electronics in their everyday life. a silver summit for those of us with a little gray in our hair and how we are using consumer electronics. >> now sources say they will create more than $2 billion worth of business this year. >> the tour will feature 2012 trophies and the first stop will be in richmond and the exact location has not been revealed. >> it is always exciting to take a picture with trophies. >> okay, let's check back in with sal for traffic. >> all right, go giants.
from the inside. it is one of several changes after the mass shooting at sandy hook elementary school in connecticut last month. >> we felt like we had procedures in place but now you analyze that and look at it and say maybe we aren't as prepared as we thought. >> reporter: they are bringing in two consultants before making specific changes. many parents told us they welcome it. >> i am in support of anything that adds extra security for the children. anything. >> reporter: they expect to have a more specific plan when the board meets in two weeks. eric rasmussen, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we are getting our first look at what vice president joe biden will recommend to the president to stem gun violence. vice president joe biden met with members of the nra today. the proposals are expected to include bans on assault weapons and background checks. the nra said the white house has a agenda against the second amendment. >>> today we chartered a boat to bring you a look at the damage caused by a tanker that struck the bay bridge. the bumper is smashed and the cement crumbled. they are usi
as access to guns. >> with the one month anniversary of the sandy hook elementary school approaching washington is facing pressure to take meanful action. former congressman gabrielle giffords who was badly injured two years ago is taking a prominent roam. she and her husband have launched an effort to push action on questions of mental health, high capacity gun magazines and background checks on purchases. >> i bought a gun at wall heart and i went through a back ground check. why can't we make it more difficult for criminals and mentally ill to get guns. >> the shock over the elementary school shootings is leading to gun "buy back" programs. >> if we can prevent one innocent child being the victim of an accident or the target of unstable person it is well worth our time. at the same time, gun stores say their merchandise is flying off the shelves. >> people want to be able to protect themselves. >> the biden task forces hopes to make recommendations by the end of the month and president obama may act by executive order before congress. >> thank you very were. our time is 5:36. one
. >>> a day of new beginnings. the students of sandy hook elementary school resume classes. the extra steps taken to help ease them into the new transition. >> the ke [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or how to get great prices on things you need. if your resolution is saving money, safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. now's a good time to pack your lunches. lean cuisine is just $1.99. yoplait yogurt is just 50 cents. resolutions, kept. and charmin is $13.99 for 30 double rolls. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. >>> the students who survived the gunman's rampage in newtown connecticut returned to class today after an extended holiday break. the children may still be fragile but as ktvu's john sasaki learned experts say these are steps a community must take. >> reporter: the new sandy hook elementary school in near by monroe connecticut is covered in a layer of snow. a fresh start for a community on the mend. >> a great deal of thought and effort and volunteer work to make this as seemless as possi
. anyone lacking for job making cars the motor city is the town for you. with super storm sandy wrecking hundreds of thousands of cars, and auto sales at 5 year high 2013 expected to see even bigger up take in car buying. in the northeast sandy also boosted home construction jobs. but there's also growing need in california and arizona for contractors master carpenter and plumbers and electricians. all in places where homeowners are now more willing to spend monon their homes. from san jose, california to austin and had you stop, texas. >> a lot of that driven by the energy sector and technology sector and again we are expecting to see that 10ed growth in the years to come. >> and subject of jobs former senator chuck hagel of nebraska likely to be nominated at secretary of state next week after obama returns from vacation in hawaii according to the wall street journal. >> white house released picture of president obama as he was being briefed about the shootings in newtown, connecticut right after it happened last month. as you can see mr. obama appears to be very somber as he spoke
in relief for hurricane sandy victims. # we're also learning about special tax breaks in that fiscal cliff deal. but first, with so much criticism leveled at speaker bainer, there were questions about whether his future was in doubt. the rousing applause for john boehner capped his return as speaker of the house. after a turbulent few weeks of setbacks that have cast doubt on his power and influence, a dozen rebellious conservatives turned against him, but boehner had enough votes. and, following tradition, the top democrat, nancy pelosi, did the honors. >> i present the people's gavel to the speaker of the house, john boehner. may god bless you! >> reporter: while boehner is known to show emotion, it seemed to reflect the pressure he has been under. >> you come here humbled by the opportunity to serve. >> reporter: the fiscal cliff drama that tarnished boehner's political capital, also cost taxpayers with special interest giveaways. the law extended for two years tax breaks already on the books, including $430 million for hollywood, producer to make their movies and tv shows in the u.s. $
sandy. this is a live picture right now with members of congress from new york and new jersey. they are speaking out. let's listen in. >> in the last 20 years, this as the longest people affected by -- this is the longest people affected by disasters have waited for congress to help with relief. it's not acceptable. i've voted for aid wherever there's been a natural disaster. the northeast deserves the same. new york is a donor state. we give more to the federal government than we take back. now we need help and politics should not be played with the help that we need. we should be -- >> we've been hearing from members of congress. they were curious -- furious when john boehner canceled the vote on tuesday. there will be another vote on january 15th for a larger $51 billion aid package that's already been approved by the senate. still this morning, many lawmakers are expressing out -- outrage that it's taken nine weeks to get any help for the victims. >>> an's motional trip, a well- known member of gunfire will be making a visit to connecticut today. >>> who is sponsoring a ne
on monday. after the sandy hook elementary school shootings, they will be working together heading separate task forces but aiming for the same goal: more gun safety and less violence. >> every once in a while there's something that awakens of the conscience of the country. and that tragic event did it in a way like nothing i have seen in my career. so we're here today to deal with a problem that requires immediate action, urgent action. >> i think there's a lot of public momentum to get something done more so than in the past. this was little kids and people relate to that. this touched everyone's life. >> reporter: today the vice president met with gun safety advocates as well as victims and in the next two days, he will be meeting with the nra and members of the entertainment and video to game industries to hear their ideas, as well. and for congressman thompson, he is hoping to introduce his proposals to the house in early february. liz? >> grace, thank you. >>> the berkeley school district will hire consultants to reexamine safety proced
degrees and below. good evening. >> let's begin with those warnings and sandy. >> no one is escaping the cold tonight. check out live doppler 7 hd right now and the skies are clear. dry air mass. we are in for a freezing cold night. here are the current temperatures. already 36 in napa. 38 degrees in fairfield. 39 in santa rosa. and as you look here a good part of the bay area under freeze warnings frost advisory. freeze warning friday saturday morning 2 to 8:00 a.m. indicated by dark purple entire north bay, east bay interior valley and santa clara valley including san jos jose. mid 20's to low 30's. frost advisory lighter purple. bayshore line. same time period. low to mid 30's. make sure produce text your plants, pets and pipes. i'll be back with complete look at the forecast including overnight low plus look at the weekend in just a few minutes. >> okay thanks very much. >> inland east bay temperatures will be among the coldest in the bay area and folks already feeling the chill tonight. allen is live in do you want livermore with more for us. allen? >> if you look b
to drop to 32 degrees and below. good evening. >> let's begin with those warnings and sandy. >> no one is escaping the cold tonight. check out live doppler 7 hd right now and the skies are clear. dry air mass. we are in for a freezing cold night. here are the current temperatures. already 36 in napa. 38 degrees in fairfield. 39 in santa rosa. and as you look here a good part of the bay area under freeze warnings frost advisory. freeze warning friday saturday morning 2 to 8:00 a.m. indicated by dark purple entire north bay, east bay interior valley and santa clara valley including san jos jose. mid 20's to low 30's. frost advisory lighter purple. bayshore line. same time period. low to mid 30's. make sure produce text your plants, pets and pipes. i'll be back with complete look at the forecast including overnight low plus look at the weekend in just a few minutes. >> okay thanks very much. >> inland east bay temperatures will be among the coldest in the bay area and folks already feeling the chill tonight. allen is live in do you want livermore with more for us. allen? >> i
advised as spencer and sandy are in and you can traffic it on line. temperatures in the upper 30's for livermore and fairfield and santa rosa and everyone else is low-to-mid 40's. 47 in san francisco the warm spot this morning. temperatures in the mid-to-upper 40's in the monterey bay, and girl provide is cooler at 39. scattered showers are possible the next two days which will be light and scattered and frosty night for a lot of us, all the way through the week end and another chance of a scattered shower on saturday. high pressure to the east. high pressure to the west. the cold air is moving through. a lot of cold air but not much moisture. we have a chance of scattered showers they will not drop much other than bringing in really cold air. at 7:00 this morning, cloudy out there, and at 1:00 o'clock, scattered shower will develop across the cold front which is still in mendocino and at 5:00 you can see scattered shower or two around the bay area moving in and through the south bay by 9:00 and when we get in the colder air the bet chance -- best chance for a shower is in that are
home. while congress fights over relief money for sandy victims, think of this. these folks are just now returning to their homes today, 70 days after the storm. finally, a homecoming to report. "nightly news" begins now. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with brian
. the attention was sparked by last month's shooting at sandy hook elementary. >> every once in awhile there's something ie wakens the patience of a country, and that tragic event did it in a way like nothing i've seen in my career. >> among those attending today's meeting were parents of children killed in a mass shooting at the aurora, colorado movie theater and survivors of the 2007 virginia tech massacre. tomorrow the vice president's gun policy task force meets with a national rifle association and others opposing gun control. the president has voweda and wants recommendations from the task force by the end of the month. >>> happening now in vallejo, an open house discussion on the hot-button issue of gun control. that meeth just got underway at city hal. congressman mike thompson is hosting the forrum tonight and another in santa rosa tomorrow. thompson says he's a gun owner and a hunter but says he supports restrictions on assault weapons. the homicide rate declined last year. in 2012 the city had 14 homicides involving 11 guns. >>> a plaque that honors petaluma residents killed in th
and below. good evening. >> let's begin with those warnings and sandy. >> no one is escaping the cold tonight. check out live doppler 7 hd right now and the skies are clear. dry air mass. we are in for a freezing cold night. here are the current temperatures. already 36 in napa. 38 degrees in fairfield. 39 in santa rosa. and as you look here a good part of the bay area under freeze warnings frost advisory. freeze warning friday saturday morning 2 to 8:00 a.m. indicated by dark purple entire north bay, east bay interior valley and santa clara valley including san jos jose. mid 20's to low 30's. frost advisory lighter purple. bayshore line. same time period. low to mid 30's. make sure produce text your plants, pets and pipes. i'll be back with complete look at the forecast including overnight low plus look at the weekend in just a few minutes. >> okay thanks very much. >> inland east bay temperatures will be among the coldest in the bay area and folks already feeling the chill tonight. allen is live in do you want livermore with more for us. allen? >> if you look behind me
the shooting in sandy hook elementary school shooting last month. >> nothing that has gone to the heart of the matter most than six-year-old kids riddled, not shot, riddled, riddled with bullet holes. >> reporter: vice president joe biden will meet with representatives of the video game industry on friday. >> after meeting with the vice president the nra released a statement. we were disappointed with how little this meeting had to do with keeping our children safe and how much it had to do with attacking the second amendment. coming up, the safety precautions being taken and the changes considered by school districts. >>> man who was once on death row is back behind bars tonight. ktvu's paul chambers tells us police say he killed again. >>> the family still -- >> reporter: the family still has the original articles after he was sentenced to death after he killed two in 1996. one family member says after he was released he contacted her. >> he called in the middle of the night and he started doing the singing song thing about don't worry about me. >> reporter: he is once again behind ba
the december mass shooting at sandy hook elementary. a deal to ban assault rifles and high capacity ammunition clips is almost complete. it also includes a crackdown on illegal gun trafficking. gun control was the main subject on capitol hill today. vice president joe biden spent the day meeting with leaders. he talked with several victims groups who say their goal is to find reasonable gun restrictions without violating the second amendment. >> we just want some common sense compromise and approach so that our kids can go to school and come home alive. >> new jersey's republican governor chris christie says it's important to not just look at guns but the mental health system, as well. >> you know, you look at what happened in connecticut, that young man was obviously mentally ill and he needs to be getting treatment. >> governor christie says lawmakers also need to address violent videogames. videogame producers have also been invited to the white house this week. >>> some new cell phone pictures are shedding light on the man accused in the aurora
with changes showers returning back to the forecast. >> catherine: nine weeks after super-storm sandy sent them fleeing. some of the people who live in the hardest hit parts of new jersey are being told they can go home again. this is video of one of the badly damaged neighborhoods.soon after the storm hit. even though some people are packing up and heading home.there are still vast stretches of nearby towns which are still deserted. >> the man arrested in the colorado movie theatre massacre was in court today. james holmes - looking very different from when he was taken into custody. he looked pale and thinner - with a beard and moustache. families of the victims heard emotional testimony today. including from a police officer who says he thought holmes was a fellow officer at first.that july evening. the officer broke down when he was describing how the floor of the movie theatre was wet with blood. holmes is charged with killing 12 people and wounding dozens of others. >> new information on the gunman in the connecticut grade school shooting. the new york post reports that adam lanza may not
haiti is still in dire straits. they need medicine, food and clean water. in addition hurricane sandy wiped out 50% of the crops. a rally will be held at 4:30 this afternoon outside the oakland red cross on broadway. activists say the red cross got hundreds of millions of dollars in donations but they say little of that money went to help survivors. they say it's in the middle of a four year plan to help. >>> california could have a mega quake that's felt all long the fault. they had believed that a quake felt on the north part of the fault which runs through the bay area would not spread to southern california and they fought the reverse was true because both sections are locked but the central section of the fault -- the new information after the 2011 quake in japan proved that's wrong. hard to imagine a quake along the entire fault. >> all right. we know it's cold outside this morning so bundle up. look outside. even feels cold on tv. not as cold as expected. up next steve paulson comes back. what saved us this morning from dipping in to subfreezing temperatures. >> and dozens o
. at 9:00 why hurricane sandy could be to blame for this. >> then at 11:pé$/ late details on a!! ship colliding with the bay bridge z why san francisco bay act yi activities say there is more than that we should be worried about. >> that does it for this edition of abc 7 news. >> from all of us so, we all set? i've got two tickets to paradise! pack your bags, we'll leave tonight. uhh, it's next month, actually... eddie continues singing: to tickets to... paradiiiiiise! no four. remember? whoooa whooaa whooo! you know ronny, folks who save hundreds of dollars by switching to geico sure are happy. and how happy are they jimmy? happier than eddie money running a travel agency. get happy. get geico. fifteen minutes could save you fifteen percent or more. this is "jeopardy!" plelcome today's contestants -- an international education specialist f rom washington d.c.... a project specialist from kansas ciease wssouri... and our returning champion, an underwriter from wheaton, illinois... [ applause ] and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you, johnny gilbert. thank you
fine. >> still ahead, new congress sworn in. plus... >> students from sandy hook elementary school return to class for the first time since a massacre that took lives of 20 classmates and six staff. i'll have the story coming up. >> i'm michael finney, unwanted telemarketing calls to put a stop to them, and they have a cash reward. >>> it was like the first day of school. everybody. there were therapy dogs and parents rmt and anxiety. everybody was, i think happy to get back in the swing of things. >> for the first time since the shooting the young students returned to class today. >> they nufd a school in a town of monroe. >> wendy gillett reports from monroe, connecticut for us. >> students arrived by bus to face what turned out to be an ordinary day. police termed it mundane, nothing to report. exactly what they wanted as children and teachers came together for the first time since the december 14th shootings in newtown. >> most kids were excited. they're seeing friends they hadn't seen, they were anxious to meet up with other kids. you can see teachers had the same response. ex
after hurricane sandy and their organization started after hurricane katrina and they are helping the people rebuild so they are learning their services. today looks like a pretty good day and we have all the business news coming up. >>> thank you for joining us on ktvu channel 2 morning news, it is a tuesday, january 8th, i am dave clark. >>> we do have details on the near disaster in the san francisco bay. today this morning they will meet with the bar pilot who sideswiped the bay bridge. here is more information about the pilot and the accident. >> reporter: ktvu channel 2 morning news has learned that the results of a drug test could come back later today. he passed an alcohol test yesterday following the collision. i spoke with a representative who confirmed investigators will be sitting down to interview that pilot later this morning. he was at the controls of this 750-foot oil tanker, the overseas ray more when it struck. george has eight years of experience under his belt. yesterday's accident happened yesterday morning and there was heavy fog which cut visibility to about
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